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Re: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 22:20:40 +0200
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Dave Singer" <singer@apple.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ugglgqva64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 21:41:07 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> In a browser that supports <video>, you'd have to use a script to try to  
> play the video and if it fails, replace the video element with something  
> that instantiates a plug-in (or the Cortado Theora applet).

Given that the long term goal is universal video support, that doesn't  
seem too bad. Similar to people using libraries for Web Forms 2.0 in  
browsers that do not support it yet.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 25 August 2008 20:21:57 UTC

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